Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species is found in Western Thailand, and North-East Malaysia, off Ryukyu Island, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea (Röckel et al. 1995). Also in the Persian Gulf.

The EOO, AOO and locations exceed the thresholds required by criteria B1 and B2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found in depths between 30-400 m (G. T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011). Adults of this species are typically between 23-40 mm in length (Röckel et al. 1995).

Systems
  • Marine
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Duda, T.

Reviewer/s
Peters, H. & Tagaro, S.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species is found in the Persian Gulf, Western Thailand and North-East Malaysia, off Ryukyu Island, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. This species is very common in deep waters. There are no known major threats. This species is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is very common in deep waters (G. T. Poppe pers. comm. 2011).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
This species is widely distributed and there are currently no known major threats.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
There are no known conservation measures currently in place for this species.
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Wikipedia

Conus saecularis

Conus saecularis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.[1]

Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.

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References

  1. ^ Conus saecularis Melvill, 1898.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 27 March 2010.
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